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Electrician Supervisor

Public Safety, Trades and Operations

Electrician Supervisor

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  • Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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  • Indian Creek Correctional Ctr
  • Public Safety
  • Trades and Operations
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Title: Electrician Supervisor: Indian Creek Correctional Center

Hiring Range: $43,659 - $68,108

Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Location: Indian Creek Correctional Ctr

Agency Website: https://vadoc.virginia.gov/job-opportunities

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Supports the Department of Corrections’ (VADOC) mission, goals and objectives through the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems in an adult correctional facility.

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance to maintain the integrity of the existing structures and furnishings. Performs advanced electrical work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of the facility’s electrical systems. Supervises and instructs inmate workers in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the facility’s electrical systems. Keys data into the Total Maintenance System (TMS) for preventative and inventory purposes. May respond to emergency callbacks for service on a rotating basis.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent. Progressively responsible experience working in the electrical trade. Demonstrated ability to install, diagnose, repair, and maintain complex electrical and electronic systems. Working knowledge of related governmental codes and standards relating to the trade. Demonstrated skill in the use of tools and supplies related to the trade. Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise the work of others. Demonstrated ability to keep narrative and statistical records relating to the maintenance and repair of equipment.

Ability to use a computer, keep accurate and complete records. Ability to perform work with minimal margin of error and work independently with little or no supervision. Ability to communicate effectively; work as an effective team member; and to receive and execute instructions from the immediate supervisor and /or lead worker. Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing 75 pounds or more; to maneuver materials up and down stairs; to climb and work from elevated workstations such as ladders and scaffolds; and to work for long periods of time standing, walking reaching, bending, pushing/pulling. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions including extreme temperatures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer graduation from an electrician’s apprenticeship program or vocational training program is preferred. Multi- trades experience. Previous correctional experience. Master Electrician certification or licensed as an Electrician.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:

Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.

Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.

Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.

Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.

Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.

VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services.

Contact Information:

Name: Human Resources

Phone: 757-421-0095



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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